Air Force Plans Potential $480M Cyber R&D Effort
- US Air Force and Lockheed Martin Sign Tri-Mode Seeker Cooperative Agreement. // Microwave Journal;Oct2011, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p47
The article reports on the five-year cooperative research and development agreement between the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Munitions Directorate and Lockheed Martin in 2011. It says that the agreement would allow AFRL to assess the capabilities of its tri-mode seeker missiles,...
- Laser ultrasonics identifies fatigue cracks in aircraft. // Advanced Materials & Processes;Oct2005, Vol. 163 Issue 10, p15
Reports on the development of a technology in which laser ultrasonic imaging can identify fatigue cracks in aircraft at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Mound in Dayton, Ohio. Features of the technology; Capacity of the technology to reduce the risk of...
- Air Force Research Lab, Lockheed Martin Sign Tri-Mode Seeker Agreement. // Space & Missile Defense Report;9/12/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 19, p6
The article reports that the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Edwards Air Force Base in California Munitions Directorate and Lockheed Martin (LMT) have signed a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) to assess the tri-mode seeker. Under the five year contract, both...
- Probing The Northern Lights. Wilson, Jim // Popular Mechanics;Jul99, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p48
Provides information on the high-frequency active auroral research program (HAARP) operated by the Space Vehicles Directorate of the United States Air Force Research Laboratory. Application of HAARP in ionosphere research; Effects of ionosphere on radio signals; Details on HAARP.
- TriQuint Welcomes AFRL Contract. // Microwaves & RF;Dec2010, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p44
The article announces that Triquint Semiconductor Inc. has been awarded a Defense Production Act Title III gallium-nitride (GaN) manufacturing development contract by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).
- NEXT-GENERATION PRESSURE VESSELS. LeGault, Michael // High Performance Composites;Jul2012, p40
The article discusses the evolution of tanks and vessels that are designed to hold liquids and gases under pressure. This evolution includes passing through four distinct stages, namely all-metal tanks (Type I), metal hoop-wrapped composite tanks (Type II), metal-lined composite tanks (Type III)...
- Enhancing the spectrum for next-generation wireless communications. Wilson, J.R. // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Oct2002, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p4
Reports that experts at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory are choosing contractors to look into ways of using the spectrum for wireless communications. Concepts for improving the military radio frequency emitters; Access of available spectrum; Mechanism for providing assured access to...
- AFRL ANNOUNCES FY09 EW PROJECTS. // Journal of Electronic Defense;Dec2008, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p18
The article focuses on the electronic warfare (EW) projects being planned by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Sensors Directorate in 2009, discussed in its Sensor Technology Research, Development, Test & Evaluation Open-Ended Broad Agency Announcement (BAA). It offers an overview of...
- AFRL TO DEVELOP ACTIVE/PASSIVE SENSING TECHNOLOGIES. Knowles, J. // Journal of Electronic Defense;Dec2013, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p21
The article reports on the proposal of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop active and passive sensor network.
- ZAPPED AT MACH 2. Parmalee, Patricia J. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/10/2002, Vol. 156 Issue 23, p11
Reports on the alliance between Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co. and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. Assessment of the feasibility of using high-energy lasers on fighter aircraft; Terms of the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement; Details on the laser system carriers.